Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe delivers a speech during the Yomiuri International Economic Society (YIES) lecture meeting entitled "What We Should Do Next" in Tokyo on November 6, 2015. AFP PHOTO / KAZUHIRO NOGI
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South Korea and Japan Wednesday discussed their long-running dispute over Korean women forced into wartime sexual slavery -- the first such talks since their leaders vowed to push for a mutually acceptable settlement.Park had previously rebuffed multiple proposals for a summit with Abe, arguing that Tokyo had yet to properly atone for its wartime past and 1910-45 colonial rule over the Korean peninsula.Presiding over a cabinet meeting Tuesday, Park had again stressed that the comfort women issue should be settled "as early as possible". South Korea has only 47 surviving comfort women -- all of them in advanced old age.
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